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Forest Whitaker’s Ex-Wife Keisha Whitaker Dead at 51


Keisha Whitaker, ex-wife of actor Forest Whitaker, has died following a long battle with anorexia, according to reports.

Keisha, 51, died earlier this week after multiple admissions to the hospital over the past few months. She suffered from stomach and intestinal problems as a result of her eating disorder.

The former couple’s daughter True Whitaker confirmed the tragic news on her Instagram account Thursday.

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True called her mother “the most beautiful woman in the world” in her post.

“Goodbye mommy. I love you 4ever and beyond. the most beautiful woman in the world… thank you for teaching me every single thing I know. I’ll see you in my dreams and I’ll feel you in my heart,” True wrote.

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Keisha suffered extreme weight loss due to anorexia. Friends expressed concern for her, but she denied having any health problems.

“Keisha battled anorexia for years,” said a source. “And in 2014 she entered rehab in Chicago. Forrest stayed by her side during those difficult times, but the following year he filed for divorce.”

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“They remained friends and their divorce was amicable,” said a source.

The couple met in 1994 on the set of the film Blown Away.

Forest, 62, and Keisha, were married in 1996 and share two daughters, Sonnet, 27 and True, 25.

Speaking of her husband, she previously told Ebony magazine, according to Essence: “I had seen him in ‘A Rage in Harlem.’ Right away, I thought Forest had a gentle soul and a nice spirit.”

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